There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$37 - $69

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Bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$35 - $50

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Night train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$36 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit 171.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Drumnadrochit. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Drumnadrochit, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Drumnadrochit is 108 miles. The road distance is 171.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs £27 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12).

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs £27 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit.

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There are 589+ hotels available in Drumnadrochit. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit.
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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Drumnadrochit, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Drumnadrochit hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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